Office of General Counsel
Richard W. Wilson
Richard Wilson joined the Office of the General Counsel in May 2005, as a member of the litigation group with responsibility for professional liability program litigation and claims. Rick has degrees from Arizona State University, 1976, Business Administration, and University of Minnesota School of Law, 1979. After practicing law in the Minneapolis area for three years, he moved to Southern California where he began his career in the medical malpractice field for two years as a claims representative and regional claims manager for an insurance carrier. He then joined the San Francisco law firm of Hassard Bonnington LLP where he distinguished himself as a medical malpractice defense attorney. Rick left his partnership position at Hassard in 2001 and assumed a litigation management attorney position with the Judicial Council of California, Administrative Office of the Courts.
At the Office of the General Counsel Rick has primary responsibility for management and oversight of all Professional Liability claims and suits brought against the University and its health care employees.